(med.) A small hammer with a soft head, as of rubber, formerly used in percussion.
Origin of plexor
- From Greek plēxis a blow from plēssein plēg- to strike plāk-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Hellenistic Ancient Greek Ï€Î»á¿†Î¾Î¹Ï‚ (plÄ“ksis, “stroke") +"Ž -or (after flexor etc.).